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TERRITORIAL TEACHER TRAINING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM -
PROJECT GRANTS TO TERRITORIAL JURISDICTIONS (CFDA No. 84.124)

I.     PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation:    Education Amendments of 1978, Title XV, Part C, Section 1525
P.L. 95-561,  (Expired September 30, 1984).*

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal  Year                   Authorization                  Appropriation

1980                $2,000,000         $2,000,000

1981                 2,000,000                              1,800,000

1982                 2,000,000                                  960,000

1983                 2,000,000                                  960,000

1984                 2,000,000                              1,000,000

Purpose: To provide assistance for the training of teachers in schools in
Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands,
the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands.

Eligibility: The State educational agency (SEA) of each territory is
eligible to apply for an annual grant. Activities must be directed at
teachers who work with students in grades K-12 in public and nonprofit
private schools. All activities must be directly related to teaching and
must be carried out within the territory. Allowable activities include,
but are not limited to, inservice teacher training in basic skills develop-
ment or specific subject areas, curriculum development, use of instructional
materials or equipment, classroom management, or training for teachers to
achieve full certification under the appropriate territorial requirements.

II.    RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(a)

A.    Goals and Objectives

During FY 1984, the Department's principal objective for this program
continued to be to distribute grants to upgrade the skills and capacity
of teachers in the territories.

B,    Progress and Accompli shments

o The Department awarded five grants ranging from $95,000 to $415,000 for
school year 1984-85. (These awards were made from FY 1985 appropriation
act funds.)

* The   Education   Amendments   of   1984,   P.L.   98-511,   authorize the  program
through October 1, 1989.es have been conducted of the overall